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  • Short Summary

    Funeral parade for a Crimean Veteran.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Last Crimean Veteran. Full Military honours for Pte. R. Shiers - late of the 17th Lancers - the "Death or Glory Boys" who served in the Crimea Indian Mutiny and Turkish Campaigns.

    London

    M/S soldiers in busby helmets shoulder arms. The camera pans to a gun carriage. A brass band marches. It looks misty as mounted soldiers pass, followed by men in top hats and other mourners at the funeral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    708.23
    Media URN:
    33557
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:11:00 / 01:42:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1457

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